Syracuse man killed, 6 others injured in crash in Elkhart County

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A man was killed and six other people were injured in a crash in Elkhart County.

The collision happened around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, June 22.

A vehicle, driven by Harry Wells, 39, of Syracuse was traveling on County Road 127 and went through the intersection of County Road 48, hitting the passenger side of another vehicle, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.

Wells was killed. A 26-year-old Elkhart woman traveling in his car suffered minor cuts and neck pain.

The vehicle that was struck was driven by a 44-year-old Syracuse man. He and his four passengers, which included three children, ages 9 and 12, suffered head and neck pain and well as pain in the hand.

All of the injured were taken to Goshen Hospital for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Team.